Meet people who've reinvented themselves in the midst of the pandemic in this new podcast series
Masters of Reinvention: Pandemic Rising is a new podcast series by CBC Here and Now
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, many people were forced to reevaluate their lives. Whether through voluntary desire for something different, or as a result of unforeseen change, people sought out ways to reinvent themselves. CBC Here and Now is sharing the stories of three people who have been through the reinvention process as part of a new podcast series called Masters of Reinvention: Pandemic Rising.
In the first episode, host Gill Deacon speaks with Mark Harrison, a former marketing CEO and volunteer with Big Brothers, Big Sisters. Now, he runs an online school and is focusing on combatting anti-Black racism. Listen to the first episode below:
In the second episode of the series, Gill Deacon speaks with Toronto entrepreneur Amanda Munday about how the pandemic accelerated her divorce and added momentum to her journey to embracing her sexual identity.
In the third episode of the series, Gill sits down with Wesley Altuna to talk about how he found solace in the kitchen and the fire to start anew as a creator of weekly Filipino food pop-up, Bawang.
In the fourth episode of the series, Natasha shares her experience of finding love in the midst of the pandemic.